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RUNNING: Stata module for symmetric nearest neighbour smoothing


  • Peter Sasieni

    () (Queen Mary, University of London)

  • Patrick Royston

    () (MRC Clinical Trials Unit)

  • Nicholas J. Cox

    () (Durham University)


running smooths yvar on xvar. By default the smoothed version is a running line: a running mean is also available. A graph is given of yvar together with its smooth plotted against xvar, unless suppressed. If xvar is not provided, yvar is smoothed against the current order of observations.

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  • Peter Sasieni & Patrick Royston & Nicholas J. Cox, 2011. "RUNNING: Stata module for symmetric nearest neighbour smoothing," Statistical Software Components S457226, Boston College Department of Economics.
  • Handle: RePEc:boc:bocode:s457226
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